Dental Implants vs Traditional Dentures

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The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons estimated that roughly 69 percent of adults between 35 to 44 years old experience at least one permanent tooth loss due to tooth decay, gum disease, or accidents. In addition, it has also been revealed that 26 percent of adults above 74 years old will lose the entirety of their permanent teeth altogether.

Here at our Fort Lauderdale dental practice, most of our clients visit us for a consultation regarding dental implants. One of their main concerns is whether they should opt for dental implants or the traditional dentures.

More People Are Now Choosing Dental Implants

By and large, there has been quite a lot of positive feedback amongst dental implant users rather than those who use traditional dentures. Dentures, for some users, are an embarrassment and are often considered to make someone look and feel older.  Also, removable dentures may cause clicking sounds while speaking or eating and has been found out to consequently result to bone loss. Furthermore, dentures may need to be replaced for a certain period of time.

The aforementioned disadvantages has made dental implants the top choice nowadays when it comes to tooth replacement.

Finding a Fort Lauderdale Dental Implant Surgeon

Dr. Leslie Sultan in Fort Lauderdale offers oral surgery to patients in Fort Lauderdale, Pompano and neighboring areas in Florida. He also specializes in dental implants Get in touch with us today by calling 954-771-8772 or by filling out this contact form to set up an appointment. We look forward to your visit!